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12:12

Opinion

A step too far

Mark Nayler

The pro-independence Catalan Republican Left (ERC) has become steadily more confident over the last two years, using its small but pivotal presence in parliament to pin Pedro Sánchez to the wall. This week, the ERC made its most audacious demands of ... leader wasn't always so accommodating of Catalan secessionists. "We do not accept ultimatums": this was the apparently principled stance of his government in late 2018, as ERC and other pro-independence groups celebrated the first anniversary of their ... of needing the votes of Catalan separatists, this time in order to be sworn in as prime minister. He eventually secured them, but only after agreeing to discuss the issue of Catalan independence, or at least the possibility of a legal referendum on

16:36

Local

A virtual tribute to the Malaga hero of American independence

Eugenio Cabezas

The coronavirus pandemic has led to the cancellation of hundreds of events throughout Malaga province in the last four months. However, one of the annual events to still go ahead, albeit by video conference, was the Independence Day celebrations in ... the small Axarquía village of Macharaviaya. Each year on 4 July the village pays tribute to Bernardo de Gálvez, a Spanish soldier who played a key role in the battle of Pensacola during the American War of Independence. After 10 years of organising

10:55

Opinion

A day of two halves

Mark Nayler

On Wednesday, Catalonia's annual Diada (national day) saw around 600,000 people take to the streets of Barcelona to show their support for the region's independence movement. That statistic - substantially smaller than in previous years - can be ... movement that has suffered heavy setbacks since the illegal independence referendum of October 2017. Both perspectives have a share of the truth. The more common interpretation of the lower turnout, certainly in the international press, has been that ... Wednesday's Diada demonstrates dwindling support for the independence movement. On the face of it, this is unarguably true: in 2012, in the heady early days of the secessionist drive, 1.5 million people hit the streets of Barcelona to show their support for

15:50

LifeStyle

Independence Day on the Costa del Sol

SUR IN ENGLISH

Benalmádema. The American International Club Benalmádena and La Peña Americana from Fuengirola celebrated America's Independence Day a few days early last Sunday, with a traditional Potluck Party overlooking the sea in Benalmádena. The US Consular ... Agent Roberta Aaron delivered the Independence Day address which was followed by a rousing rendition of the Star Spangled Banner. Guests, who tucked into a traditional American menu along with other international delights, included over thirty ... a key turning point in the American War of Independence. This will take place tonight, Friday, starting from 7.30pm. A reenactment that battle during which Gálvez defeated the British will take place on Saturday in his hometown of Macharaviaya. It

17:37

LifeStyle

July Fourth: Independence Day?

Tony Bryant

American residents on the Costa del Sol, along with those in the rest of the world, will be remembering America's independence from the British Empire next week. The celebrations on the coast are a little less elaborate than those in the USA, ... although no less patriotic, but are they enjoying their independence on the correct date? The first Independence Day celebration was carried out somewhat differently from the extravagant parties that take place around the world today. Following years of ... who at the time were at war with the United Kingdom, would regard themselves as independent states no longer under British rule. This was the first step toward forming the United States of America. Congress voted to approve a resolution of independence

11:03

National

Catalonia erupts with violence after prison verdict for separatist leaders

SUR

...prison for between nine and 13 years each had unleashed the violence in Catalonia that many had been fearing. The sentenced politicians and activist leaders had been on trial for their part in the illegal declaration of independence in the region in 2017. ... regional vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, who was named in the verdict as the "recognisable leader" of the independence drive. Former Catalan ministers, Raül Romeva, Jordi Turull and Dolors Bassa were convicted of the same charges and handed 12-year

12:53

National

Catalan secessionists cleared of rebellion charges but lengthy sentences dished out for sedition

MELCHOR SÁIZ-PARDO / MATEO BALÍN

The Spanish Supreme Court has handed out custodial sentences to nine of the twelve Catalan independence leaders on trial for their role in the illegal October 2017 referendum. Those given prison time have also been barred from holding public office ... for the same length of time. The longest sentence, 13 years for sedition and embezzlement, was handed to former Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras, whom the verdict named the "recognised leader" of the independence drive. Former Catalan ministers ... Josep Rull 10 years and six months each; and grassroots independence agitators Jordi Sánchez and Jordi Cuixart nine years each. The remaining three former ministers, Santiago Vila, Meritxell Borràs and Carles Mundó, were only given fines and barred from

13:36

What to do

Marking 100 years of independence

Tony Bryant

Finnish communities along the Costa del Sol have enjoyed a series of events this year to commemorate the centenary of Finland's declaration of independence. The State Council of Finland approved and coordinated a series of activities that were ... sage leaves behind when he departs Kaleva at the advent of Christianity. The second event is a special concert that will be held in the Palacio de la Paz auditorium on Tuesday 5 December. This event will celebrate both the Finnish Day of Independence ... Fiesta of Independence, also held in the auditorium, will begin with the raising of the Finnish flag at 9am on Wednesday 6 December. This will be followed by a Lutheran worship service at midday, after which, there will be a piano concert given by Leevi